Notwithstanding any other provision of Charter Sections A8.409 through A8.409-7, for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2009, and, ending on June 30, 2010, all economic provisions (including, but not limited to, wages, premium pay rates, overtime, any employer pickup of the employees’ retirement contribution, paid time off, and other compensation) shall remain unchanged for miscellaneous City and County officers and employees at the levels set in place as of close of business June 30, 2009, and no new economic provisions may be added. For the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2009, and ending on June 30, 2010, economic provisions shall not be subject to the dispute resolution procedures contained in Charter Section A8.409-4. Notwithstanding any other provision of Charter Section A8.409-4, for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2010, and ending on June 30, 2011, and every year thereafter, in any mediation/arbitration proceeding under A8.409-4, the mediation/arbitration board shall recognize as wages the ongoing economic expenditures made by the City and County beginning, during and continuing beyond fiscal year 2009-2010, as a result of this Charter Amendment submitted to the voters at the June 3, 2008 election when evaluating any economic proposals contained in a last offer of settlement by either party. However, City and County contributions to the Retiree Health Care Trust Fund under Section A8.432 shall not be considered or relied on by the mediation/arbitration board as a wage or other payment to employees for the purposes of evaluating the proposals contained in the last offers of settlement of either party. Likewise, in evaluating the proposals contained in the last offers of settlement of either party, the mediation/arbitration board shall not take into account or otherwise consider or rely on any mandatory employee contributions to the Retiree Health Care Trust Fund required under Charter Sections 12.204 and A8.432.
(Added by Proposition B, Approved 6/3/2008)